Two new bridges to ease traffic flow in Sharjah

Two new bridges to ease traffic flow in Sharjah

Sharjah - Official sources said the two major bridges were opened with full capacity for traffic on Sunday morning. "The two developed bridges have given a big boost to traffic flow and transport in Sharjah."



By Ahmed Shaaban

Published: Sun 16 Oct 2016, 4:00 PM

Last updated: Sun 16 Oct 2016, 11:25 PM

The Roads and Transport Authority has completed the maintenance and development works of two arterial bridges on the Al Ittihad and Arabian Gulf squares against Dh2.7 million.
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Official sources said the two major bridges were opened with full capacity for traffic on Sunday morning. "The two developed bridges have given a big boost to traffic flow and transport in Sharjah."
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 The Authority is, meanwhile, completing the regular maintenance and development works of all the bridges of the emirate, mainly the hinges which are being fortified.
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 "These works go in line with the new advanced bridges and roads being built across the emirate as per a well-studied plan to cope with the set schedules to ease and accelerate transport all over the emirate."
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The concrete pillars, bases of the bridges, and supporting walls have all been maintained and fortified, they explained. "All maintenance works were carried out from 12:00 am to 5:00 am, with only a partial closure of some lanes."
 The damaged and cracked parts, spanning the side pavements, have been maintained whereas the concrete surface and walls have been repainted, they underlined. "The iron parts were not repainted, though."
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 The regular maintenance works for the roads, bridges and subways of the emirate are on all the yearlong to enhance public safety and security. "They are also in line with the directions of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah."
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 Urging cooperation, RTA Sharjah has asked all drivers to observe the sign boards during the maintenance works elsewhere. "Our call centre is available at (600525252) round the clock for comments, remarks, feedbacks, queries, and complaints."
ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com


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